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Dramatic Black & White
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Dramatic Black & White

Version 2.6.1

Adjust and improve black-and-white photos.

Dramatic Black & White overview

Dramatic Black & White gives you the look of classic black-and-white. And it's deeper than nostalgia, simpler times, and less color - it's the artistic soul of photography. Referencing one of our favorite (Ansel Adams) quotes, great black-and-white photos aren't taken - they're made. Made where light and contrast, grit and form tell the story; where stone and sky, water and light transcend the material world.

JixiPix's Dramatic Black & White takes you there - and beyond. Easy-to-use, fully customizable presets serve up the classic black-and-white looks of the past and the cutting-edge styles of the present. This app starts by leaving color in the rearview mirror, then enables you to make your photos through expert adjustments to contrast, light, texture and shape. Before your eyes, watch your photos transform into dramatic and timeless works of art.

  • Professional-quality classic and modern black-and-white from an easy-to-use application
  • One-of-a-kind ellipse spotlight tool to put the focus where you want it
  • Loads of presets, to get you started fast
  • The ability to create personal-favorite custom presets using the "Save Preset" menu
  • The addictive JixiPix Randomizer - so much fun!
  • Easy-to-use slider controls to adjust light, contrast and texture just how you want it
  • Superfast preview mode to immediately see edit results, with large image rendered at save
  • Share your masterpieces!
  • Works with Hi-Res images for top-quality results
  • Superior customer support and updates - we're committed to your long-term satisfaction

What’s new in version 2.6.1

Updated on Apr 15 2017

Version 2.6.1:
  • Bug fixes and optimizations





12.7 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
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May 22 2013
May 22 2013
Version: 2.03
Personally, I think that Adams so overused his bag of tricks (the filters, the dodged-in fake suns, and so forth) that what, if one only occasionally, could have been art became sentimentalized schtick. He was to photography what Thomas Kinkaid was to painting.
Sep 22 2011
Sep 22 2011
Version: 1.0
I'm sure this is going to get a lot of negative reaction, but personally I'm not a big fan of Ansel Adams. It seems to me that he relied on a lot of gimmickry, such as using non-panchromatic film and oddball filters, burning "moons" into his skies, etc. etc. to create overdramatic and almost dreamlike "more real than reality" images, and that he did this so routinely that it ceased being artistry and degenerated into something more like schtick. And when the developer's blurb proclaims that A. A. is one of their heroes, that tells me all I need to know about what this software is intended to do.
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